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post #21 of 123
yayyy for anti hacking measures

nay for the method employed
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If there is a way to unknowingly join the server, and that results in you getting banned and games disabled. That is a massive problem and illegal i think. But if the only way to get into hacked servers is modifying ini files or the like, enjoy the ban.
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post #23 of 123
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Originally Posted by hgfdsa View Post
It's all about the EULA in that aspect.
EULAs are notorious for not being (or difficult to) enforceable in various countries and situations anyway.

Glad I didn't preorder this, I've heard nothing but complaints so far.
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That's how modders should be treated.
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This is absurd. How am I supposed to know that a server is hacked before I join it? (I've heard of XP boost servers).

So basically, you can't use the Quick Match option either.

And the infamous account banning by EA. We're off to a dazzling start.

And people wonder why there's so much hatred for Origin.
You will know if you are connecting to a modified server. And quick match won't place you in one. EA bans people who disregard the EULA. I agree with DICE/EA
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post #26 of 123
Seems like a great incentive not to cheat... you damn dirty cheaters.
post #27 of 123
Actively attacking the modding community like this is one of the dumbest moves they could possibly make. Modders extend the life of games well beyond what they originally would have been. Just take a look at Half-Life 1. That game is still very much alive and well after over a decade of life. It would be dead today if it weren't for mods like Counter-Strike and Day of Defeat.

I have a feeling Battlefield 3 will be a very short lived experience compared to the previous games. People will either fall back to the previous games that allowed modding or just drop the Battlefield franchise all together. I also have a feeling that EA will see a lot of the Battlefield 3 pre-orders cancel over this. I know I would cancel over this.

TL;DR: EA is treating their community like dirt, the community will most likely reciprocate.
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post #28 of 123
I applaud them for trying to make a "safe" gaming community for those of us who actually want to compete against one another.
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post #29 of 123
Why dont they just take the hacked servers off of their server browser?
Listing hacked servers on their browser list and then banning you for using it sounds like entrapment.

Looking forward to more maps as Metro is getting boring already.
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as if ea and origin wasn't bad enough :/
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